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In his latest film, Kireet Khurana presents telling tales of India’s poor and homeless

June 18, 2020 4:30 pm

It doesn’t cost a lot to rehabilitate the homeless, says the director-animator Kireet Khurana who is out with his latest film, Ek Koshish.

Delhi: Event To Spread Awareness About Homelessness For a night, Central Park has a bed for all

December 08, 2019 3:50 am

There was some singing and dancing too, and several cups of piping hot tea that did the rounds. On Saturday, the Delhi chapter of a global one-off event called World's Big Sleep Out (WBSO), was held at CP's Central Park from 7 pm to Sunday 5 am.

At Delhi's night shelters, caretakers have a new fear: Don’t have Class X pass certificate

November 21, 2018 5:03 pm

The caretakers across approximately 200 night shelters in the city are homeless men and women, who are involved with NGOs that manage them.

Delhi High Court pulls up police over homeless woman killing

May 17, 2018 3:09 am

“Had you done this in time (installing CCTV cameras at prime locations), your work would have been lessened, and Delhi would not have been called the ‘dash capital’ of the country,” a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar said.

UN Special Rapporteur on right to adequate housing: ‘No law or policy in place to ensure homeless have access to housing’

April 23, 2016 3:34 am

Both the Central and state governments fail to collate any kinds of data on the number of households evicted each year.

Pune Municipal Corporation finds no place to set up night shelters

February 27, 2016 11:44 pm

The night shelters set up by the municipal corporation are in Pune station area, Yerawada, Navi Peth and Bopodi.

Pune: ‘Homeless are victims of a vicious cycle of crimes’

February 27, 2016 11:42 pm

In police records, there are a number of cases in which petty crimes like theft, bag-lifting, chain-snatching, pick-pocketing have been committed by the poor and the homeless.

Nowhere to go: Homeless struggle to find their feet, and a roof

February 27, 2016 11:38 pm

Outside Pune Railway Station, about 500 metres from Sassoon Hospital, one can see a footpath occupied with temporary settlements.

A home for 300 homeless: Tin roof, little funds, no water, one doctor

June 16, 2015 5:01 am

Originally an old age home, Earth Saviours Foundation in Rangpuri Pahadi, Mahipalpur, now caters to all those abandoned, starting with 16 year olds.

Homeless people in Mumbai: When the sky is the roof

June 06, 2015 8:38 am

Going by Supreme Court directive of one shelter per one lakh population, each with a capacity for 100 people, Mumbai requires 125 permanent shelters.